David McCullough

  • Calendar

    February 27, 2014
  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Hey kids, it's time for fucking bed.​Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending July 10, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. Way to g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    Vargas Llosa Wins St. Louis Literary Award

    image via​It's really hard to top a Nobel Prize, but once you've won that, what else are you going to do? Mario Vargas Llosa, the Peruvian novelist who won the big prize last year, has elected to keep on collecting awards, notably the St. Louis Literary Award, presented by the Saint Louis Univ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    A Squirrely Gift for Father's Day

    Yes, it's that time of year again that Unreal dreads so much: Finding the perfect Father's Day gift for the old man. There are only so many golf balls you can get a guy -- and the idea of giving your father balls...okay, let's not take that road any further.The Big Mouth Billy Bass fad has totally r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2008

    Happy Birthday to Tru!

    In the world of biological impossibility, Harry S. Truman would be 124 years old today. He was also the first -- and remains the only -- president from the great state of Missouri. In celebration, some government offices, like the DMV, have shut down for the day. Attababy, Harry, give 'em hell in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2008

    Seriously, Folks, Brunch Ain't Gonna Eat Itself It's Saturday brunch-time, no better time to spend a couple of hours reading a nice, fat comforting book (David McCullough's Truman works nicely - it's election year, after all), nursing a cup of coffee and hunching protectively over a scone or a plate of pancakes or maybe ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 24, 2005
  • Film

    July 23, 2003

    Bucking the Odds

    Seabiscuit is a different breed of summer "ride" movie